Matthews Alive! Festival
Matthews, North Carolina, USA
A four-day family-oriented street festival in historic downtown Matthews, NC, over Labor Day weekend. The Southeasts largest Labor Day Parade, over 30 interactive sponsor displays, a full carnival, kids crafts and inflatables, 3 stages, 170+ arts & craft vendors, 25 street food vendors, pony rides, train rides, indoor quilt/woodworking/basket shows, and more! Proceeds benefit over 30 area non-profits!Performers
Headliners include JIM QUICK & COASTLINE, AEROMYTH, the Carolina Voices, and national country music sensation BLACK HAWK! Many more local and regional bands on the Main Stage 3 days of performers on the Kids Stage, and also on the indoor stage!Venue
120 South Trade StreetDirections
Matthews Alive! is held in Stumptown Park, 120 South Trade Street Matthews NC 28105.
From Interstate 77 South: I-77 to I-485 East and follow to Matthews exit. Turn left onto East John Street at the light at the bottom of the exit ramp. Take East John Street to Historic Downtown Matthews.
From Interstate 85 South: Follow I-85 to I-485 toward Matthews. Take the Matthews Exit 52, turning right on John Street, into downtown Matthews.Times
Fri, 6:00 pm -10:00 pm; Sat, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm; Sun, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm; Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pmAdmission & Parking
People with disabilities may use the parking area located at the Matthews First Baptist Church parking off of Sadie Drive. Free public parking areas are located by the train tracks at North Trade Street and Charles Street. Matthews Station offers parking in front of and behind Town Hall (across from public parking). Parking is also available at many businesses along John and Trade Streets, Matthews Presbyterian Church on John Street and Matthews United Methodist Church on South Trade Street (accWebsitehttp://matthewsalive.orgInfophone